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Maratha quota row: Latur youth attempts self-immolation; Shiv Sena seeks reservation for Dhangars and Kolis

Maratha quota row: Latur youth attempts self-immolation; Shiv Sena seeks reservation for Dhangars and Kolis

Maratha outfits had warned that if their demands are not met, they will organise a mega rally in Mumbai on August 9.

Jul 31, 2018, 17:18 PM IST
Maratha reservation stir turns violent again, 16 vehicles torched

Maratha reservation stir turns violent again, 16 vehicles torched

Members of the Maratha community broke buses, set tires ablaze and blocked roads in Pune Rural.

Jul 30, 2018, 16:52 PM IST
Maratha reservation stir: Uddhav Thackeray calls for calm, Sena MLAs to meet Fadnavis

Maratha reservation stir: Uddhav Thackeray calls for calm, Sena MLAs to meet Fadnavis

Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray on Monday called for an urgent and definite solution to the reservation demands made by the Maratha community in Maharashtra. Calling for calm, he also said that

Jul 30, 2018, 16:11 PM IST
30 bodies recovered from Maharashtra bus accident site, search ops called off

30 bodies recovered from Maharashtra bus accident site, search ops called off

Authorities said that 30 people lost their lives as a bus carrying Dapoli Agriculture University students and teaching staff fell into a gorge in Raigad area near Mahabaleshwar.

Jul 29, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
Maharashtra: 25 bodies recovered from Raigad bus accident site

Maharashtra: 25 bodies recovered from Raigad bus accident site

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has confirmed that 25 bodies have been recovered till now from the site of the bus accident in Raigad’s Ambenali Ghat in Maharashtra. It is feared that at

Jul 29, 2018, 07:14 AM IST
Raigad bus accident: Maharashtra government announces ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh to kin of deceased

Raigad bus accident: Maharashtra government announces ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh to kin of deceased

CM Fadnavis said that the state government will also take steps to ensure such incidents don't take place in the future.

Jul 28, 2018, 18:16 PM IST
Parties to take unanimous stand on Maratha reservations: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis after all-party meet

Parties to take unanimous stand on Maratha reservations: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis after all-party meet

The agitation demanding reservations for the Marathas had turned violent on Thursday.

Jul 28, 2018, 18:02 PM IST
Bus carrying university students, staff falls into deep gorge in Raigad, at least 33 killed

Bus carrying university students, staff falls into deep gorge in Raigad, at least 33 killed

The bus was carrying at least 34 people associated with the Dapoli Agriculture University who were going for a picnic when the mishap took place.

Jul 28, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
Shiv Sena mouthpiece questions PM, Centre for not resolving Maratha reservation issue

Shiv Sena mouthpiece questions PM, Centre for not resolving Maratha reservation issue

An editorial in Saamna has charged Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and PM Narendra Modi of not finding a solution to the Maratha reservation stir.

Jul 28, 2018, 08:00 AM IST
Maratha protests turn violent again, clashes reported from across Maharashtra

Maratha protests turn violent again, clashes reported from across Maharashtra

There have been reports of stone pelting and lathicharge from many places across Maharashtra as Maratha protests continue to keep the entire state on the edge.

Jul 27, 2018, 15:13 PM IST
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis invites leaders for talks as five MLAs resign over Maratha quota

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis invites leaders for talks as five MLAs resign over Maratha quota

So far, five Maharashtra MLAs have resigned over the Maratha reservation issue.

Jul 27, 2018, 06:55 AM IST
Maharashtra Bandh: Train, traffic movement affected after protests turn violent; BEST buses partially suspends services

Maharashtra Bandh: Train, traffic movement affected after protests turn violent; BEST buses partially suspends services

Following the death of the second protestor in the Maratha reservation stir, agitators took to streets to stop vehicular and train movement at several places. Mumbai streets were practically empty

Jul 25, 2018, 11:23 AM IST
One dead in Bhiwandi building collapse, minister blames builder’s negligence

One dead in Bhiwandi building collapse, minister blames builder’s negligence

Maharashtra Minister Eknath Shinde has blamed the builder for the collapse of a portion of a three-storey building in Rasulbagh area of Bhiwandi in Maharashtra, that killed at least one person.

Jul 25, 2018, 06:46 AM IST
Bandh in Maharashtra over Maratha quota demand; schools, colleges to remain open

Bandh in Maharashtra over Maratha quota demand; schools, colleges to remain open

The band has been called in areas like Palghar, Thane Raigad and Navi Mumbai. Schools, colleges, ambulances and hospitals are exempted from the bandh.

Jul 25, 2018, 05:58 AM IST
Portion of 3-storey building collapses in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi

Portion of 3-storey building collapses in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi

A few people are suspected to be trapped under the debris. Fire brigades have reached the spot.

Jul 24, 2018, 22:55 PM IST
Maratha outfit seeking quota calls for 'peaceful' bandh in Maharashtra on Wednesday

Maratha outfit seeking quota calls for 'peaceful' bandh in Maharashtra on Wednesday

Maratha outfits have called for a bandh in the state on Tuesday, a day after a man demanding reservation for the community jumped to his death in a river in Aurangabad district.

Jul 24, 2018, 17:19 PM IST
Maharashtra bandh: Public transport, emergency services to continue operating

Maharashtra bandh: Public transport, emergency services to continue operating

Public transport and emergency services continued operating normally, even as the protests called by Maratha groups intensified across the state on Tuesday morning. 

Jul 24, 2018, 11:24 AM IST
Maharashtra bandh: Public transport, emergency services to continue operating

Maharashtra bandh: Public transport, emergency services to continue operating

Public transport and emergency services continued operating normally, even as the protests called by Maratha groups intensified across the state on Tuesday morning. 

Jul 24, 2018, 11:24 AM IST
Self-styled 'godman' forces men into unnatural sex in Maharashtra, arrested

Self-styled 'godman' forces men into unnatural sex in Maharashtra, arrested

The arrest of the self-styled godman comes days after the Supreme Court reserved its judgement on IPC section 377, which prohibits unnatural sex.

Jul 23, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Maharashtra bandh: Youth jumps to death in river during Maratha reservation stir

Maharashtra bandh: Youth jumps to death in river during Maratha reservation stir

The Maratha Kranti Morcha is leading the agitation seeking reservations for the community. In the last few days, protests have take place in Buldhana, Akola, Parali, Washim and even in Mumbai.

Jul 23, 2018, 22:46 PM IST

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